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Title Working for oil : comparative social histories of labor in the global oil industry / Touraj Atabaki, Elisabetta Bini, Kaveh Ehsani, editors.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (430 pages) : illustrations
Series Springer Social Sciences 2018 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Touraj Atabaki, Elisabetta Bini, Kaveh Ehsani -- Disappearing the workers: how labor in the oil complex has been made invisible / Kaveh Ehsani -- The zero-sum game of early oil extraction relations in Colombia: workers, tropical oil, and the police state, 1918-1938 / Stefano Tijerina -- Fluid history: oil workers and the Iranian Revolution / Peyman Jafari -- Norwegian oil workers: from rebels to partners in the tripartite system / Helge Ryggvik -- The role of labor in transforming Nigerian oil politics / Andrew Lawrence -- The end of "the good fight": organized labor and the petro-nation during the neoliberalization of the oil industry in Ecuador / Gabriela Valdivia, Marcela Benavides -- Indian migrant workers in the Iranian oil industry, 1908-1951 / Touraj Atabaki -- Cat crackers and picket lines: organized labor in US Gulf Coast oil refining / Tyler Priest -- White collar wildcatters and wildcat strikes: oil experts, global contracts, and the transformation of labor in postwar Houston / Betsy A. Beasley -- Heroic "black gold?": working for oil and gas in the western Siberian oil and gas complex of the 1960-1970s / Dunja Krempin -- Building an oil empire: labor and gender relations in American company towns in Libya, 1950s-1970s / Elisabetta Bini -- Tapline, welfare capitalism, and mass mobilization in Lebanon, 1950-1964 / Zachary Davis Tyler -- "Oil is our wet nurse": oil production and munayshilar (oil workers) in Soviet Kazakhstan / Saulesh Yessenova -- Doubly invisible: women's labour in the US Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and gas industry / Diane E. Austin.
Summary This volume examines the social history of oil workers and investigates how labor relations have shaped the global oil industry during the twentieth century and today. It brings together the work of scholars from a range of disciplines, approaching the social, political, economic and cultural dimensions of oil. The contributors analyze a number of key oil producing regions, including the Americas, the Middle East, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Europe and Africa.
Other author Atabaki, Touraj, editor.
Bini, Elisabetta, editor.
Ehsani, Kaveh, editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Oil industry workers -- Social conditions.
Oil industries -- Employees -- Social conditions.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Social aspects.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319564456 (electronic book)
3319564455 (electronic book)
9783319564449 (cloth)
3319564447 (cloth)